Editor Notes

News and Content: Monday’s promotables; News preview

 

Check out the LAKANA News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and interactives.

 

The preview URLs provided in this content note do not point to your local site, but to our IB preview servers. Please do NOT post these links on your site or on social media. Locate the promotable in your system using the COID provided and then search out the URL for your site.

 

NOTE: We recommend you populate our content dynamically. If you choose to copy content into your local folder, you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

 

MONDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

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DAILY QUIZ: Hammer this 'Thor' quiz

ON-AIR TEASE: WILL OTHERS 'MARVEL' AT YOUR TRIVIA ABILITY?

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-448178" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzQ0ODE3OA">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Forsooth!

ON-AIR TEASE: A MAN WITH A FONDNESS FOR THE BARD CELEBRATES TODAY.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-306665" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzMwNjY2NQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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HISTORY QUIZ: You may already be a winner!

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-306666" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzMwNjY2Ng">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Most expensive celebrity divorces

ON-AIR TEASE: A TRIP THE ALTAR CAN PROVE TO BE QUITE COSTLY IN THE LONG RUN FOR SOME CELEBRITIES. JOIN US ONLINE AT ____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT SOME OF THE MOST COSTLY CELEBRITY DIVORCES.

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DAILY LIST: 10 foods that can make you grumpy

ON-AIR TEASE: DID YOU KNOW THAT WHAT YOU EAT CAN AFFECT YOUR MOOD? SOME FOODS CAN TURN YOU INTO A GRUMP AFTER YOU GOBBLE THEM DOWN, SO VISIT _____ DOT COM TO SEE WHICH TEN FOODS YOU MAY WANT TO SKIP TO AVOID GETTING MOODY.

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ON THIS DAY: December 10

ON-AIR TEASE: 'HUCKLEBERRY FINN' IS FIRST PUBLISHED, THE FIRST NOBEL PRIZES ARE AWARDED, THE FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL FLIGHT ENDS, PLAYBOY DEBUTS, AND 'AVATAR' PREMIERES IN THEATERS, ALL ON THIS DAY.  

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LOOK AHEAD DEC. 8-10:

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Monday: Critics' Choice Awards nominations announced.

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Sunday: LA premiere of 'Transformers' prequel 'Bumblebee.'

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Sunday: International Anti-Corruption Day.

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Saturday: College football's Heisman Trophy winner announced.

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Saturday: 40th anniversary of 'The Deer Hunter.'

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Saturday: Miss World 2018.

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December 10, 2018

NOTE: If you make copies of content, please remember that you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

Also please note the difference between odd news and talkers:

  • Odd news includes stories that may be weird, strange or bizarre. (e.g. Man named Bacon arrested in sausage dispute.)
  • Talkers include stories that may be trending or causing buzz, but may not be strange. Talkers also may contain sensitive topics that may be inappropriate under odd news. (e.g. Dad punishes son by making him carry rock for miles.)

TODAY'S TALKERS:

How to check your medical records for dangerous errors
8 things Glasgow does better than Edinburgh
Japan's crown princess says she's 'insecure' about becoming empress
Roger, the ripped kangaroo and 'true icon,' has died

'Fearless Girl' installed in new home at NY Stock Exchange

How VR is helping flyers, dental patients calm down

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Southeast grounded by winter weather
Jason Mraz delights young patient with song
Most tweeted-about films of 2018
Comey calls for 2020 defeat of Trump
Utah beekeeper says hives damaged by vandals
Calif. couple donates everything to firefighters

Health Minute: Why is pizza so addictive?

TODAY'S MEDIA GALLERIES:

Celebrity slideshow: Most expensive celebrity divorces

Daily List: 10 foods that can make you grumpy

On This Day: December 10

7:30 a.m., News and Content: December 10, 2018

Check out the LAKANA News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and interactives.

The preview URLs provided in this content note do not point to your local site, but to our LAKANA preview servers. Please do NOT post these links on your site or on social media. Locate the promotable in your system using the title provided and then search out the URL for your site.

NOTE: We recommend you populate our content dynamically. If you choose to copy content into your local folder, you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

 

MONDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

DAILY QUIZ: Hammer this 'Thor' quiz

ON-AIR TEASE: WILL OTHERS 'MARVEL' AT YOUR TRIVIA ABILITY?

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-448178" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzQ0ODE3OA">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Forsooth!

ON-AIR TEASE: A MAN WITH A FONDNESS FOR THE BARD CELEBRATES TODAY.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-306665" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzMwNjY2NQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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HISTORY QUIZ: You may already be a winner!

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-306666" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzMwNjY2Ng">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Most expensive celebrity divorces

ON-AIR TEASE: A TRIP THE ALTAR CAN PROVE TO BE QUITE COSTLY IN THE LONG RUN FOR SOME CELEBRITIES. JOIN US ONLINE AT ____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT SOME OF THE MOST COSTLY CELEBRITY DIVORCES.

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DAILY LIST: 10 foods that can make you grumpy

ON-AIR TEASE: DID YOU KNOW THAT WHAT YOU EAT CAN AFFECT YOUR MOOD? SOME FOODS CAN TURN YOU INTO A GRUMP AFTER YOU GOBBLE THEM DOWN, SO VISIT _____ DOT COM TO SEE WHICH TEN FOODS YOU MAY WANT TO SKIP TO AVOID GETTING MOODY.

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ON THIS DAY: December 10

ON-AIR TEASE: 'HUCKLEBERRY FINN' IS FIRST PUBLISHED, THE FIRST NOBEL PRIZES ARE AWARDED, THE FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL FLIGHT ENDS, PLAYBOY DEBUTS, AND 'AVATAR' PREMIERES IN THEATERS, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LIVESTREAMS:

No livestreams scheduled at this time.

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

Ayers not taking job as White House chief of staff
Storm leaves behind canceled flights, icy roads in Southeast
Britain can unilaterally halt Brexit process, EU's top court rules
Weather-related death reported in North Carolina amid snow storm
Jerome Corsi suing Robert Mueller, claims he's being unfairly targeted
Carlos Ghosn, Nissan have reportedly been indicted in Japan
Jailed Huawei executive will learn her fate Monday
Comey calls on Americans to oust Trump in 2020
France's Macron to address nation amid protests

TODAY'S TALKERS:

How to check your medical records for dangerous errors
8 things Glasgow does better than Edinburgh
Japan's crown princess says she's 'insecure' about becoming empress
Roger, the ripped kangaroo and 'true icon,' has died

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Southeast grounded by winter weather
Jason Mraz delights young patient with song
Most tweeted-about films of 2018
Comey calls for 2020 defeat of Trump
Utah beekeeper says hives damaged by vandals
Calif. couple donates everything to firefighters

Friday, September 14, 2018

TOP NEWS STORIES
Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina
How to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Your Hurricane Florence questions answered 
Hurricane Florence: Mapping thousands of animal waste lagoons
1 dead, several injured after gas explosions in Massachusetts
Philippines evacuates thousands ahead of Super Typhoon Mangkhut
Paul Manafort and special counsel close to deal for guilty plea
FDA finds another impurity in recalled heart drug
Milwaukee officer fired for 'racist' social media posts
Secret Service to buy Harley despite Trump's support of boycotts
More immigrant children than ever are in US custody 

SPORTS POSSIBILITIES 
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Leafs scrap Lamoriello's facial hair policy
Seahawks sign Mychal Kendricks, who pleaded guilty to insider trading

SLIDESHOW POSSIBILITIES 
Update: 2018 hurricane season 
Hurricane Florence slams Carolina coast
Update: Most costliest hurricanes
Update: Biggest lottery jackpot 

CLICKER POSSIBILITIES 
'Fugitive' goat no longer on the 'lam'
Package full of marijuana delivered to radio station building
$1 graduation gift turns into lifetime lottery prize 
Wisconsin firefighters finish mowing man's lawn after fall
24-foot bong in Las Vegas 
Paddle ball world record attempt planned in Cleveland

December 10, 2018

No livestreams scheduled at this time. 

We will update this note as they become available.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Winter Olympics 2018 

The Olympics are officially underway in PyeongChang and will run through the closing ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Reminder that all Olympic content will be published not only with the Olympics publishing category, but also with the keyword #olympics2018 attached.

Event schedule (all times CT):

Friday, Feb. 23:

Cross-country skiing, men's 50km mass start classic (11 p.m.-2:05 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal

Snowboard, women/men's parallel giant slalom finals (11:30-11:45 p.m.)
U.S. did not have any entrants in women's event and the only two competitors in men's event did not qualify for the final.


Saturday, Feb. 24:

Curling, men's gold medal (12:35-3:55 a.m.)
USA vs. Sweden

Speed skating, women/men's mass start (5-7:40 a.m.)
Heather Bergsma (USA) won bronze at 2017 worlds and Joey Mantia is current world champion for the men. Mia Manganello and Brian Hansen also competing for U.S.

Curling, women's bronze medal (5:05-8 a.m.)
Great Britain vs. Japan

Men's hockey bronze medal game (6:10-9 a.m.)
Czech Republic vs. Canada

Curling, women's gold medal match (6:05-9:25 p.m.)
Sweden vs. South Korea

Bobsleigh, 4-man heat 3 & 4 (6:30-9:30 p.m.)
U.S. teams are in ninth, 20th and 21st position after first two heats, so most likely out of medal contention.

Figure skating gala exhibition (6:30-9 p.m.)

Men's hockey gold medal game (10:10 p.m.-1 a.m.)
OAR vs. Germany

Sunday, Feb. 25:

Cross-country skiing, women's 30km mass start classic (12:15-2:20 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal, more likely Norway sweep

Closing ceremony (5-7 a.m.)

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